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Bank Street’s Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2016 Edition

16 Mar 2016

covers3Bank Street has released their 2016 edition of the Best Children’s Books of the Year, and not one but five of our author/illustrators were included! These are children’s books published in 2015 that the Children’s Book Committee feels had excellent literary quality, emotional impact, and educational quality, as well as beautiful presentation.

Under Five:

Welcome Home, Bear by Il Sung Na

Five to Nine:

Frederick’s Journey, written by Doreen Rappaport and illustrated by London Ladd

Sunday Shopping, written by Sally Derby and illustrated by Shadra Strickland

One Plastic Bag, written by Miranda Paul and illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon

My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay, written by Cari Best and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton

Nine to Twelve:

Poems in the Attic, written by Nikki Grimes and illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon

You can find the full list of winners here.